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South Africa | High court ends bid to build coal mine inside PA

The Constitutional Court has had the final say on the approval of a coal mine inside a protected area in Mpumalanga.


The court earlier this month refused mining company Atha-Africa Ventures’ final challenge of a 2018 high court decision to set aside ministerial approvals for the proposed coal mine inside a declared protected environment and a strategic water source area.


https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-11-18-concourt-overturns-zwane-molewas-permission-to-mine-in-protected-area/

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